As you age, you may find yourself facing some unfortunate changes. Some of these changes are due to medical reasons, and others are caused by different circumstances. For example, you may lose your job or be forced to retire early due to health problems. These situations can put you in a situation where you need additional care. This is where assisted living comes into play.
If you find that performing basic daily tasks is becoming more difficult, there's a chance that you're experiencing the onset of a disease like Alzheimer's. If this is the case, you should consider an assisted living program. Assisted living provides professional caregivers to help with your daily activities such as dressing, bathing, and preparing meals. The staff also helps with more challenging tasks such as medication management and transportation to appointments.
Columbia Cottage of Wyomissing is set up like a small town with courtyards and common areas where residents can engage in activities together. While residents are encouraged to take part in all activities, they may also choose a less active life if they prefer. The interiors are specifically designed to provide an atmosphere where activity is not required, yet choice and personal responsibility are highly respected.